Name Description Weapon Skill Tree Type
Reverse Stab A stab attack that deals 175% weapon damage. Sword Swordmaster Active
Unstoppable Stab Reverse Stab now has grit. (Grit prevents you from being staggered by incoming attacks.) Sword Swordmaster Passive
Tactician On a successful hit with Reverse Stab, all other sword cooldowns are reduced by 25%. (Max 1 reduction per ability use.) Sword Swordmaster Passive
Whirling Blade Quickly spin around while extending the sword out, dealing two hits of 80% weapon damage to all foes within 2m. Sword Swordmaster Active
Opportunity Whirling Blade inflicts a 15% rend for 10s. (Rend reduces target's armor.) Sword Swordmaster Passive
Tactical Strike Whirling Blade reduces its own cooldown by 5% for each enemy hit. Sword Swordmaster Passive
Leaping Strike Leap forward, dealing 100% weapon damage and staggering your target. Sword Swordmaster Active
Final Strike If you hit a foe below 30% health, deal 50% more damage. Sword Swordmaster Passive
Cowardly Punishment On successful hit, inflict a 30% slow for 3s. (Slow reduces target's movement speed.) Sword Swordmaster Passive
Empowered Stab Successful heavy attacks grant you 30% empower for 5s. (Empower increases damage.) Sword Swordmaster Passive
Achilles' Heel The final attack in your light attack chain inflicts a 15% rend for 2s. (Rend reduces target's armor.) Sword Swordmaster Passive
Precision Sword and shield critical strike chance increased by 10%. Sword Swordmaster Passive
Freeing Justice Successfully hitting with a heavy attack causes you to lose 1 debuff. Sword Swordmaster Passive
Mobility Move 33% faster while blocking. Sword Swordmaster Passive
Counter Attack When you block an attack, gain a stack of 3% empower for 5s. (Empower increases damage.) (Max 5 stacks.) Sword Swordmaster Passive
Opportunist Abilities deal 10% more damage to slowed foes. Sword Swordmaster Passive
Critical Precision On critical, gain 20% haste for 5s. (Haste increases movement speed.) Sword Swordmaster Passive
Confidence While health is full, deal 15% more damage. Sword Swordmaster Passive
Leadership While holding a sword, the damage of all group members is increased by 10%. Sword Swordmaster Passive
Shield Bash Deals 50% weapon damage, staggering and stunning foes in front of you for 2s. This ability has grit. (Grit prevents you from being staggered by incoming attacks.) Taunt Gem Compatible: If you have a Carnelian gem equipped in your sword, this ability inflicts taunt for 6s to all enemies hit. (Taunt causes monsters to focus only on you.) Sword Defender Active
Intimidating Bash Shield Bash causes greatly increased threat and now deals 75% weapon damage. Sword Defender Passive
Concussive Bash Shield Bash stun duration increased by 1s. Sword Defender Passive
Shield Rush Rush forward 5m, staggering and pushing back foes. This attack deals 100% weapon damage. This ability has grit. (Grit prevents you from being staggered by incoming attacks.) Sword Defender Active
Improved Rush On a successful hit, all enemies within 5m are inflicted by 20% weaken for 10s. (Weaken reduces target's outgoing damage.) Sword Defender Passive
Intimidating Rush On a successful hit, all enemies within 5m of you are slowed by 30% for 4s. (Slow reduces target's movement speed.) Sword Defender Passive
Defender's Resolve For 8s, reduce the incoming base damage from attackers by 30% and reduce the attacker's stamina damage while blocking by 20%. This ability has grit. (Grit prevents you from being staggered by incoming attacks.) Taunt Gem Compatible: If you have a Carnelian gem equipped in your sword, activating this ability inflicts taunt for 8s to all enemies within 8m. (Taunt causes monsters to focus only on you.) Sword Defender Active
Final Countdown If your health is above 50%, damage reduction is increased by 20%. Sword Defender Passive
Restoration When Defender's Resolve ends, heal 15% of your max health. Sword Defender Passive
Sturdy Shield Grants an additional 15% physical armor. Sword Defender Passive
Sturdy Grip Stamina damage is reduced by 15% when blocking a melee attack with a shield. Sword Defender Passive
Elemental Resistance Reduce damage from all magical types by 10%. Sword Defender Passive
Defensive Training When you block an attack, gain 20% fortify for 5s. (Fortify increases armor) Sword Defender Passive
High Grip Stamina damage is reduced by 15% when blocking a ranged attack with a shield. Sword Defender Passive
One with the Shield When you block with a shield, all sword and shield cooldowns are reduced by 1%. Sword Defender Passive
Final Blow The third attack in your light attack chain deals 15% more damage and causes more threat. Sword Defender Passive
Invigorating Bulwark Gain 15 stamina when hitting a target with Shield Bash or Shield Rush. Sword Defender Passive
Recuperation All incoming healing and regeneration is increased by 10%. Sword Defender Passive
Defensive Formation While blocking, reduce damage to all allies within 4m by 30%. (Cooldown 1s.) (This effect cannot be dispelled.) Sword Defender Passive